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#1 Raserei

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Posted 25 February 2019 - 04:51 PM

I’m doing platform work and have booked a professional photographer (friend of family). I write adult high fantasy and am only starting to look for an agent this year. Are there any “rules” or tips about what agents and publishers think of photos or certain aspects of them?

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#2 mwsinclair

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Posted 26 February 2019 - 11:08 AM

In my opinion, they're not very necessary at the initial stage. Agents want to see your query, not your picture.

 

That said, it's good to have press materials ready for your website and other promotional activities you might engage in as you establish your platform. And it's never too soon to develop the platform, in my opinion.






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